Death Appearing to a Wedded Couple from an Open Grave

1639
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 109; Hind 165

Dimensions

Platemark: 10.9 x 7.8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Sheet: 12.1 x 9.1 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P500

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Cambridge University Library (inventory number AD12.38-99, Lugt 2475); transferred to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1876; probably sold with their duplicates, London, Sotheby's, 2 April 1878 (and following days); Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund